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Re: DVD distribution?

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> On Thu, Oct 14, 1999 at 04:00:55PM -0400, Mike Bernson wrote:
> > Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:
> > > 
> > > it is unlikely that linux will get a dvd software decoder soon.
> > There is a group working on this as we speak. It will be comming to
> > linux. There is a program NIST that play uncypted dvd now. The 
> > author has the code to decyrpt dvd. Here said that a binary
> > only release will done first. But source code will follow.
> cool. i thought the main problem was the decryption key -
> they are secret, and only available via non disclosure agreements.
> as soon as some key is revealed, the dvd makers will strip
> that key from new dvd_s, so it will only help you wih old cd_s.
> sure, unecnrypted dvd_s should always work. cool to see some software
> to handle these.
Once 1 key is known then all keys can be found. In time all keys
on current dvd will be known. Once you can message that is 
encrypted you can then check each key out. Since the key
space is only 40 bits it is not too hard.
Mike Bernson  (mike@mbsun.mlb.org)

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